Videos, articles,
and op-eds

Media


Public outreach is an increasingly important activity in my career these days. I have talked about my work and my personal story to various audiences. I have written op-eds as well.

VIDEO
Social Inequality and Network Effects

I talk about my research on networks effects and social inequality (with Paul DiMaggio) in a video prepared for the free online course on poverty and inequality offered by David Grusky and colleagues at Stanford University.

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VIDEO
Public Voices Fellow

I was interviewed by the OpEd Project as a Public Voices fellow at Cornell. I try to answer the question of why I started to write for the public.

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VIDEO
Turkish Personal Story

I told my personal story as a migrant in the United States (and a child of migrant parents in Turkey) for TurkishWIN (Turkish Women’s International Network).

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VIDEO
Commencement Speech

I gave the commencement speech at my alma mater Bogazici University in Turkey (in Turkish) in 2011.

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VIDEO
Demig Keynote Speech

I gave the keynote at the DEMIG conference at Oxford University in 2015.

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ARTICLE
Collaborative Paper

Financial Times covered our collaborative paper (with Michel Anteby as the lead author) on whole body donations. Something for the weekend by Della Bradshaw, August 10, 2012.

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ARTICLE
Research at Harvard Gazette

A short piece on my research at the Harvard Gazette, May 26, 2011. Why the immigrants come by Maya Shwayder.

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OP-ED
Immigration Policy

Immigration policy isn’t just borders and fences. It’s trade and aid, too. Washington Post, April 2017.

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OP-ED
Climate Change Funds

Trump can’t win on immigration if he scraps climate change funds — here’s why. (with Amanda Rodewald) The Hill, April 2017.

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OP-ED
Futility of a wall

The futility of a Mexico-United States wall. Reuters, February 2017.

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Media Inquiries

I am available for interviews and comments on issues related to migration. Please contact me with these inquiries.
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